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Thursday, December 01, 2005

Albums of 2005

Here is a list of albums that were released this year. Actually, this is just a list of albums I own from this year. The tricky part is to put them into a top 20 list.

Any suggestions? Am I missing anything?

Well, here they are, in no particular order

…And You Will Know Us by the Trail of the Dead – Worlds Apart
Bright Eyes – I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning
Mercury Rev – The Secret Migration
Ed Harcourt – Strangers
Doves – Some Cities
Kaiser Chiefs – Employment
Soundtrack of our Lives – Origin Vol. 1
Bloc Party – Silent Alarm
The Decemberists – Picaresque
Beck – Guero
Bravery – Bravery
New Order – Waiting for the Sirens to Call
Stereophonics – Language, Sex, Violence, Other?
Of Montreal – The Sunlandic Twins
Feist – Let it Die
The Raveonettes – Pretty in Black
Magic Numbers – Magic Numbers
The Coral – Invisible Invasion
Stephen Malkmus – Face the Truth
Gorillaz – Demon Days
Oasis – Don’t Believe the Truth
Coldplay – X&Y
Teenage Fanclub – Man-Made
White Stripes – Get Behind Me Satan
Dressy Bessy – Electrified
Pernice Brothers – Discover a Lovelier You
Brakes – Give Blood
Sufjan Stevens – Illinois
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Howl
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Death Cab for Cutie – Plans
Super Furry Animals – Love Kraft
Echo & the Bunnymen – Siberia
Supergrass – Road to Rouen
Broken Social Scene – Broken Social Scene
Franz Ferdinand – You Could Have it so Much Better
International Noise Conspiracy – Armed Love
Depeche Mode – Playing the Angel


Frothy Walrus said...

Bright Eyes?

How does fey, innocuous elevator music like that make the list?

JP said...

Never said that was on the list, I just said that it was an album that came out this year which I have. C'mon, dude, you know me better than that.

Stonewall Erwin said...


What about them?

JP said...

what about:

The High Dials - War of the Wakening Phantoms

Really good French Canadian rock.